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in a ruinous condition, consequent on the depredations of
the Muhammadans, Duggaraju Narappa, the seal-bearer of
Ravila Raghunatha Nayadu, granted a haul to the farmers for
the cultivation of unploughed fields, on the orders of Ranga-
patideva Maharaja on S.S. 1527, Visvavasu, Sravana su. 15.
As the land for the cultivation of which the haul was
granted belonged to the temple of God Gennaraya, the trustees
of the temple had to join Duggaraju Narappa in executing the
The terms of the kaul are :
(1)  The farmers had to pay for every turn of land culti-
vated   2 rukas of gutta, and J ruka of (kavali)-
kanika per year.
(2)  At the end of seven years, the gutta and (kavali)-
kaniTta should   be paid according to the rates
prevailing in adjacent lands.
Kaifiyat of Sam&afur : Mac. Mss. 15-3-57, pp. 15-17,
Sadasivaraya, Venkatapatiraya and others of the Raya
family ruled the state. Vengala Nayadu, after being in service
for 40 years and managing the amani affairs of the Dupadu
taluha, died. His son Venkatadri Nayadu likewise served the
Raya-samsth&nam for 50 to 60 years and died. His son Sayappa
Nayadu was just born at this date, i.e., Saka 1470, Ananda,
and he was also known as G-angappa Nayadu. By the year
Gitrabhanu corresponding to Saka 1504:, i.e., when he was
27 years of age, the Raya-samsthanam fell owing to the
invasions of the Turaka rulers of Grolkonda, Bijaptir, Hamda-
nagar (Ahmadnagar) and Bidar ofe., Abdulla Kutupu Shah
Padshah, Muhammad Adall Padshah, Nizam Shah Padshah of
Hamdanagaram, Imam Shah Padshah of Nagapuram, who
occupied the Vijayanagara and Penukonda rajyas. During the
of these Muhammadans, the Bdya tribes,